Decalogue


Decalogue

The Decalogue, also known as the Ten Commandments, is a list of religious and moral imperatives that, according to the Abrahamic religions, was given by God to the people of Israel. It occurs in two forms:

Decalogue may also refer to:

  • The Decalogue, a series of ten one-hour films by Polish director Krzysztof Kieślowski based on the Ten Commandments
  • Decalogue, satirical poem by Ambrose Bierce

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  • DECALOGUE — (The Ten Commandments). The statements of God quoted by Moses in Deuteronomy 5:6–18 are entitled the ten words, or utterances (Heb. עֲשֶׂרֶתהַדְּבָרִים aseret ha devarim; LXX δέκα ῥήματα (Deut. 4:13), δέκα λόγοι (10:4). The same title in Exodus… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • décalogue — [ dekalɔg ] n. m. • 1455; lat. decalogus, du gr. ♦ Les dix commandements gravés sur des tables de pierre, que Dieu donna à Moïse sur le Sinaï. ⇒ 1. loi. Les préceptes du décalogue. ● Décalogue nom masculin singulier (latin ecclésiastique… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Decalogue II — Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski Produced by Ryszard Chutkovski …   Wikipedia

  • Decalogue IV — DVD poster Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski Produced by Ryszard Chut …   Wikipedia

  • Decalogue IX — DVD poster Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski Produced by Ryszard Chutkovs …   Wikipedia

  • Decalogue V — DVD poster Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski Produced by Ryszard Chutkovski …   Wikipedia

  • Decalogue VI — DVD poster Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski Produced by Ryszard Chut …   Wikipedia

  • Decalogue X — DVD poster Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski Produced by Ryszard …   Wikipedia

  • Decalogue I — Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski Produced by Ryszard Chutkovski Yoram Globus …   Wikipedia

  • Decalogue — Décalogue Pour les articles homonymes, voir Les Dix Commandements et Décalogue (homonymie). Les 10 commandements en …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Decalogue — • The term employed to designate the collection of precepts written on two tables of stone and given by God to Moses on Mount Sinai Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Decalogue     Decalogue …   Catholic encyclopedia


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